Banff grain spill on Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks attracts wildlife

By Cathy Ellis, Rocky Mountain Outlook; November 30, 2017 A significant grain spill on the Canadian Pacific Railway in Banff…

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Riding the Empire Builder train through America’s Midwest

By Mark Footer, Post Magazine, South China Morning Post; November 30, 2017 Butter sculpting and lumberjack/jill demonstrations under a bright…

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The Daily CSX: Harrison Talks CSX Succession Plan as Shippers Brace for New Fees, Tighter Rules in 2018

By Ari Ashe, Staff Reporter, Transport Topics; November 30, 2017 CSX Corp. CEO Hunter Harrison told a conference that he’s…

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New York City: Plan envisions world in which subways work

By Matthew Flamm, Crain’s New York Business; November 30, 2017 A nearly 400-page document released Thursday makes 61 recommendations addressing…

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Rebuild New York Subways Under New Leadership, Report Urges

By Winnie Hu, The New York Times; November 30, 2017 Fixing New York City’s subway crisis will require taking the…

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UK: Great Western franchise to be extended and possibly split

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; November 29, 2017 BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on November 29 that…

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All aboard: Nearly 3 million will ride Brightline in Florida annually by 2020, report says

By Debora Lima, Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; November 29  2017 In an analysis of a $600 million bond issue…

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UK rail routes axed under 1960s Beeching cuts could reopen to ease overcrowding

By Telegraph Reporters, The Telegraph; November 29, 2017 Rail lines closed during the notorious Beeching cuts of the 1960s could…

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Burned body found atop SEPTA train identified as Philadelphia teen

By Jason Laughlin, Staff Writer, Philly.com; November 28, 2017 The teenager found burned on a SEPTA train has been identified…

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Virginia: Millions from I-66 E-ZPass lanes will go to benefit Virginia Railway Express Manassas line riders

From Potomac Local; November 27, 2017 MANASSAS — Millions of dollars of improvements are coming to the Manassas line of Virginia…

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On track: 5 of the nation’s most prominent rail projects

By Kim Slowey, Construction Dive; November 28, 2017 In the early 19th century, when the first passenger and cargo trains…

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Vancouver Island, British Columbia editorial: E&N line needs new approach

An Editorial From The Times Colonist; November 28, 2017 Since passenger rail service ended on the E&N line in 2011,…

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How the Amtrak Dining Car Could Heal the Nation

By GABRIEL KAHANE, The New York Times; November 28, 2017 On Nov. 9, 2016, I boarded the Lake Shore Limited,…

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Iowa Pacific in New York: Warrren Buffett urged to take old oil tankers out of Adirondacks

By Brian Nearing, The Albany Time-Union; November 28, 2017 Albany – An Adirondack conservation group is urging billionaire investor Warren…

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Canada: Indigenous tourism is relatively untouched, but the potential is vast

By Joseph Quesnel, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, Troy Media; November 28, 2017 Many years ago, I learned an important…

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South Florida: Brightline to start limited service in December

By Jennifer Sorentrue, Palm Beach Post; November 28, 2017 All Aboard Florida’s Brightline is expected to start introductory service between…

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